Brittany Elena  Morris

Brittany Elena Morris is an environment reporter for the Cronkite News Service, an aspiring triathlete training for the Women's Nike Half Marathon in Washington, D.C., yogi and honeycrisp apple enthusiast.

The native Arizonan is an esteemed reporter & writer, photographer, videographer and web & graphic designer.

She is studying in her last semester at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication where she will graduate with bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism and communications respectively.

Her skills and vigor have led her to write breaking news for The Arizona Republic. She also earned awards for two investigative projects on GMOs and migrant farm workers. She reported, wrote, produced and designed each of these projects.

Brittany speaks elementary level Arabic and is well-studied in Islamic traditions. She traveled to Kuwait in summer 2013 where she observed and reported the social and political implications of a law separating men and women in classrooms.

Other travels have brought her to Japan, Argentina, France, Germany, Switzerland and Austria. She hopes to visit Indonesia next.

Brittany hopes to use her wide smattering of skills to shine spotlights on cultural diversity, women's issues and lupus.